The author, Brian Pearson (right), was a qualified soccer referee and is a registered cricket coach and senior umpire; he offers his thoughts as someone with a passion for sport and a passion for his faith.
Devotional 1: Achieving Excellence
Devotional 2: It's all over - or is it?
Devotional 3: How serious is that?
Devotional 4: So what motivates you?
Devotional 5: Disaster and despair
Devotional 6: When the dream is shattered
Devotional 7: Heading for the finish line
Devotional 8: Better – and better still
Devotional 9: No pain; no gain
Devotional 10: Who'd have thought it
Devotional 11: The let down and the pick up
Devotional 12: No place to go
Devotional 13: Tell it as it is
Devotional 14: Thanks for what?
Devotional 15: I wonder
Devotional 16: Glory be!
Devotional 17: Now that's encouraging
Devotional 18: Do you understand?
Devotional 19: Looking for inspiration
Devotional 20: Trying to be humble
Devotional 21: Fair enough
Devotional 22: Taking one for the team
Devotional 23: Capturing the moment
Devotional 24: Glorious anticipation
Devotional 25: So close
Devotional 26: There must be another way
Devotional 27: Hang in there
Devotional 28: Crowd control
Devotional 29: Don't be anxious
Devotional 30: Vocation
Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide. Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.